Tue, Oct 20|
Faithful Citizens Workshop: How Faith Communities Can Prioritize Equity and Climate Justice at the Polls
2020 has held a lot of twists and turns, each one amplifying and peeling back the layers of injustice that have always plagued our nation. This November, we can use the power of our vote to prevent low income and communities of color from continuing to carry the burden of the climate crisis.
Time & Location
Oct 20, 2020, 5:00 PM
About the event
This election year is like no other, and we want to make sure people of faith are leading the way as we enter the polls (whether physically or by mail) this November.
2020 has held a lot of twists and turns, each one amplifying and peeling back the layers of injustice that have always plagued our nation. This November, we can use the power of our vote to address the nation’s history of allowing low income and communities of color to carry the burden of the climate crisis through both economic and health impacts.Join Policy Director Rev. Scott Onque’ as he speaks with faith leaders from across Chicago in sharing about how they have been advocating for voter turn out in their own houses of worship.
Rev. Onque’ will be joined by South Side Minister's Conference, Pastor's United for Change (P.U.C) and Pastor Organize With Equity and Respect (P.O.W.E.R.) as they address how faith leaders can ensure they are registered to vote this November as well as go through the different voting options available for faith communities. A specific area that will also be addressed will be how specific populations, such as individuals leaving the incarceration system, can partake in voting. we will be talking to Chicago pastors about voter turn out.